NSRH Job Openings

Digital Communications Internship

Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health (NSRH) provides students, nurses and midwives with education and resources to become skilled care providers and social change agents in sexual and reproductive health and justice. We are a virtual organization with a small but mighty team that consists of an Engagement and Advocacy Director based in Arizona, a Professional Development Director in Georgia, an Office Manager based in our home office in Minnesota, and the Executive Director based in California. Our Board of Directors is comprised of nursing and medical practitioners, researchers, and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) advocates from around the US.

The Digital Communications Intern will provide critical communications support to the Program Director. This is an exciting opportunity to hone skills in online writing and editing, digital advocacy, and non-profit operations. This internship will enhance your digital media skills and help you gain knowledge on how digital media strategies can help advance reproductive rights and social justice. The Program Director will provide primary oversight and mentorship for this role. We are looking for someone based in Atlanta, GA (preferably) or Phoenix, AZ, since weekly in-person meetings with a Program Director will be required.

What You’ll Do:

  • Regularly write and update content on website blog to keep student and professional network informed on current work and ensure website content is up-to-date
  • Support website development and content management, including gathering and uploading relevant resources, drafting text, and monitoring for technical issues
  • Brainstorm new ideas to expand social media, blog and website activities and effectiveness and to track social media goals and progress
  • Regularly monitor nationwide media for relevant news stories and digital campaigns; gather and record news clips; maintain media tracking sheet
  • Provide on-site social media/digital engagement support during the 2019 Annual Activist Conference, held in Atlanta, GA in late September
  • Help with various operational activities as necessary.

Who You Are:

To be successful in this position, you:

  • Are a current college/university student or recent graduate with dedication to reproductive rights and an interest in learning about the operations of a non-profit advocacy organization.
  • Are a strong writer, researcher, and editor familiar with Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Word and Excel) and some social media applications. Experience with website/blog management, graphic design/image editing, or other computer skills are a plus, but not required.
  • Support and show enthusiasm for NSRH’s mission to support and expand the full range of reproductive rights and health care options for women, including abortion, birth control, sex education, bearing healthy children, and adoption. Knowledge of current reproductive rights issues and experience with pro-choice or reproductive justice activism is preferred.
  • Have familiarity with progressive online activism, blogging, and social media practices.
  • Have demonstrated interest in the worlds of activism, politics, and/or non-profits – specific experience with communications in these areas is a plus.
  • Are creative, self-directed, and entrepreneurial. This role has limited in-person supervision.
  • Have strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Are a strong communicator (verbal and written). Most of your interactions will be via phone or email so strong communications skills are imperative.
  • Have access to a reliable internet connection and be based somewhere in the US. We are especially interested in folks living in the Atlanta, GA area.

What else you should know:

  • Stipend: A stipend of $300 per month will be paid to the Intern so long as they successfully fulfill the assigned responsibilities. The Intern will be paid on the last day of each month.
  • Duration: This position will run from early September through the end of November 2019 with the possibility of extension.
  • Time Commitment: The Program Director and Intern will work together to create a schedule with no more than 10 hours per week. Some flexibility in scheduling will be permitted so long as the intern completes the assigned tasks within the given timeframes.
  • Meetings: There will be a required check-in meeting each week with the Program Director, except for major holidays.
  • This position is primarily based remotely.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (blog post, op-ed, etc.) and/or graphic design samples, and social media handles to jobsearch@nsrh.org. Applications will be accepted until August 16, 2019.

NSRH is a remote work environment, so we’ve adopted tools and processes to nurture virtual employee engagement. We strive to build and support a collaborative, creative and equitable workplace.

We are an equal opportunity employer. As a member of the sexual and reproductive health movement, we’re committed to creating a diverse workforce that includes (but is not limited to) Black people and people of color, indigenous/native peoples, LGBTQ and gender non-conforming people, disabled and differently-abled people, immigrants, and low-income people. We strongly encourage candidates of these and other diverse backgrounds to apply for openings at NSRH.

“NSRH has turned me into an activist and a leader.”

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